First off, tell us about the skateboard?
I’ve always loved skateboarding. When I was a kid, I used to collect plenty of skateboarding magazines, so it was just a matter of time before my passion for art lead me to skateboard photography. It was perfect, because I liked both activities! I started with my film camera, a Nikon FM3a that I still have today.
Looks like you have a lot more today, tell us about it.
I’ve had several cameras over the years, and I’m stoked to start shooting with Sony gear. The A7r II offers a lot of possibilities when it comes to shooting and I’m curious to see how mirrorless bodies compare to other cameras I’ve been using over the years. I also like to use my smartphone every once in a while. Depending on the situation I’ll use broncolor lights, and I always carry a few cans of Red Bull.
Which lens do you use most right now?
My favorite lens is probably the Sony 85mm f/1.4 – it’s just a really fast, high quality portrait lens.
Why so many camera bodies?
Well, I’ve got the two main ones with different lens setups in order to be flexible and not waste time during a shoot. I’ve also recently started carrying a Sony RX10 II as a backup camera.
Leo’s gear from top to bottom, left to right (check out the full image below:
Broncolor Trolley Backpack
Tamrac Anvil 27
Broncolor Move L
COOPH Hoodie, Gloves and a pair of shades
Couple of cans of Red Bull
Sony 70-200 f2.8G
Sony 24-70 mm f2.8
Wacom Intuos Tablet
Tamrac rain cover
Sony RX10 II
Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T
Sony A7r II
Sony A7r II + Sony 135mm f1.8 Carl Zeiss T
G-Tech G-Drive EV ATC with the G-Tech RAW Drive
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